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Listen to free audio books and poetry recordings! This library of audio books and poetry features digital recordings and MP3's from the Naropa Poetics Audio Archive, LibriVox, Project Gutenberg, Maria Lectrix, and Internet Archive users.

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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
- Richard Gordon Smith
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LibriVox recording of Ancient Tales and Folklore of Japan by Richard Gordon Smith. Read in English by Stefan Von Blon; Lynda Marie Neilson; David McKay; realisticspeakers; melaniebjensen; Maria Melodia Queri; Josh Kibbey; Angelique G. Campbell; lcastleb1; Rob Marland; Vlad Amelchuck; Colleen McMahon Tales of Folklore are often of special interest. Anything may happen to ordinary mortals in the world painted by folklore. But it becomes even more interesting when you dive into folklore of places...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, Japan, horror, ghost, stories, tales, Asia, 1908, 2019
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- David Masters
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LibriVox recording of The Romance of Excavation by David Masters. Read in English by Steven Seitel The Romance of Excavation: A Record of the Amazing Discoveries in Egypt, Assyria, Troy, Crete, etc., with Twenty-Nine Illustrations, by David Masters (Charles Edwin Brand, 1883-1965). From the Foreword: "In the following pages I have sought to reveal some of the romance of excavation, to tell the fascinating story of the men who have gone out into the desert places and dug up long-lost cities...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, archaeology, ancient ruins
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- Mrs. E. J. Bourhill
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LibriVox recording of Fairy Tales from South Africa by Mrs. E. J. Bourhill. Read in English by NoelBadrian The stories in this collection come from the oral traditions of the people from Swaziland, Matabeleland (Ndebele people) and Zululand in South Africa. The authors, Mrs. E. J. Bourhill and Mrs. J. B. Drake, or more properly the collectors and editors of the stories assert that: "All the stories in this book are real Fairy Tales, just as much as Jack the Giant-killer or The Sleeping...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, South Africa, fairy stories, traditional tales
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
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LibriVox recording of An Essay Concerning Human Understanding Book II by John Locke. Read in English by Pamela Nagami; franklinvios; Brian C. Rideout; garybclayton; Patrick Munoz; enz2103; Joseph; Craig Campbell; Larry Wilson; ChadH94; realisticspeakers; Kathleen Nelson; Leon; Mayah; Ryan Bassette John Locke wrote four essays on human (or humane) understanding. Here are a few quotes from the book: "I see no reason to believe, that the soul thinks before the senses have furnished it with...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, religion, psychology, thinking, ideas, perception
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- Con Price
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LibriVox recording of Memories of Old Montana by Con Price. Read in English by garybclayton Con Price recalls the 1870s through the 1940s, growing up in Iowa and South Dakota before heading out on a cattle drive into Montana. Never dull, his life was full of experiences from cattle drives to Indian encounters to cattle wars to frontier romance. - Summary by Gary Clayton For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, montana, frontier and pioneer life
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
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LibriVox recording of A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam', Our Home on the Ocean for Eleven Months by Anna (Annie) Allnutt Brassey. Read in English by Dovie Cross; Kristine Bekere Mrs. Brassey, (in future, Lady Brassey) describes the events and sights of her family's voyage around in the world in 1876-1877 ( Dovie Cross) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, travel, Japan, Suez, victorian, china, south Pacific, lady brassey
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- William Jennings Bryan; Francis Whiting Halsey
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eye 33,950
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LibriVox recording of The World’s Famous Orations, Vol. IV: Great Britain - II by William Jennings Bryan; Francis Whiting Halsey. Read in English by DrPGould; Nemo; Michele Fry; Larry Wilson; pmstrahm; Phil Schempf; jenno; TRUEBRIT In 1906, William Jennings Bryan, himself a famous American orator, and Francis Whiting Halsey published a series of the most famous orations of all time. They are ordered by both geographic area and time period, ranging from Ancient Greece to their contemporary...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, history, London, england, speech, speeches, orations, 1906,...
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- R. Eivind
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eye 43,360
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LibriVox recording of Finnish Legends by R. Eivind. Read in English by Sonia; Fatima Ansari; Phil Schempf; bananatree; Foon; Farnood; George Allen One dark winter's day in the north of Finland, Father Mikko seeks shelter in an isolated cabin till a storm abates. After dinner the family sit around the fire, and the daughter asks him to tell them "all the stories he had ever heard from the very beginning of the world all the way down", and so the book begins. In the words of the author...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Finland, kalvela, lapland
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
- George Broke
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LibriVox recording of With Sack and Stock in Alaska by George Broke. Read in English by Phil Schempf In 1888, George Broke with Harold Topham and William Williams, made the first exploration of the Alaskan Mt. St. Elias range, including the crossing of the great Malaspina Glacier and an attempt on the S.E. face of Mt. St. Elias itself. The journey is described in the interesting work With Sack and Stock in Alaska, vividly detailing the country visited and the characters met along the way. -...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mountaineering, mt. st. elias, malaspina glacier